Date & Time
Saturday, April 25, 2015 10:00 am
to 5:00 pm
Venue
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Address
4848 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

Bring the whole family to HCCC to enjoy all-day craft demonstrations by local artist guilds, current exhibitions, live entertainment and hands-on activities. In the Craft Garden, from 11 AM – 3 PM, join local drum maker, Adam Carman, and friends for live African drumming and a drum-making workshop for all ages. In the parking lot, join fiber artist Ann Morton in making hooked-rug squares to contribute to our upcoming fall exhibition, What Happened Today?.

Throughout the day, see craft demonstrations by the following artist guilds:

  • ClayHouston
  • Contemporary Handweavers of Houston
  • Gulf Coast Woodturners
  • Houston Area Blacksmiths Association
  • Houston Bead Society
  • Houston Calligraphy Guild
  • Houston Metal Arts Guild
  • Houston Polymer Clay Guild
  • Houston Society of Glass Beadmakers
  • Leatherworker James Storfer
  • Quilt Guild of Greater Houston
  • Texas Association of Original Doll Artists
  • Texas Basket Weavers Association
  • Woodworkers Club of Houston

PARKING: The HCCC parking lot will be blocked off for artist demonstrations. However, parking will be available in the First Presbyterian church north lot (just south of HCCC at 5300 Main Street) until 6:00 PM.

The Museum Experience features four walkable “zones” to help visitors navigate through the Houston Museum District and learn more about all 19 museums in a more personal way. On the last Saturday of January, April, July and September, each zone showcases a handful of museums at a time, complete with special programming, pedicabs in select zones and food trucks. Click here to see the full Zone 2 schedule of events.

Above: Artist demonstration by the Contemporary Handwearvers of Houston. Photo by Kim Coffman.

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4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is located in the Houston Museum District, two blocks south of Highway 59, near Rosedale St. Visitors should park in the free parking lot located directly behind the building, off Rosedale and Travis Streets, and enter through the back entrance. 

Free Admission

OPEN TUESDAY – SATURDAY, 10 AM – 5 PM

4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is located in the Houston Museum District, two blocks south of Highway 59, near Rosedale St. Visitors should park in the free parking lot located directly behind the building, off Rosedale and Travis Streets, and enter through the back entrance. 

Free Admission

OPEN TUESDAY – SATURDAY, 10 AM – 5 PM

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